theorist

Part of speech: noun

One who theorizes.

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Usage examples "theorist":

  1. Frontenac was no theorist, and probably would have written a poor treatise on the relations of Church and State. - "The Fighting Governor A Chronicle of Frontenac", Charles W. Colby Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton.
  2. He allows that a theorist of this kind, as regards popularly elected chambers, " will be satisfied that experience has shown the best Constitutions to be those in which the popular element is large, and he will readily admit that, as the structure of each society of men slowly alters, it is well to alter and amend the organisation by which this element makes itself felt." - "Studies in Literature", John Morley.
  3. I grew weary of forever sending good hard- earned dollars after bad ones, merely because of the shifting whim of some theorist five thousand miles away. - "The Iron Trail", Rex Beach.